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An unusual manifestation of Meckel's diverticulum: bleeding and perforation--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9200969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract. Bleeding of the diverticulum from a peptic ulcer due to ectopic gastric mucosa makes up 25% of all complications in the disease. We report a case of a 20 year old male with chronic anemia, severe hematochezia and perforation due to Meckel's diverticulum. Segmental small bowel resection was performed. Difficulty of preoperative diagnosis is discussed, indication for incidental diverticulectomy is established and the literature reviewed.
Authors:
J M Heinicke; R Tedaldi; C Muller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Swiss surgery = Schweizer Chirurgie = Chirurgie suisse = Chirurgia svizzera     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1023-9332     ISO Abbreviation:  Swiss Surg     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-19     Completed Date:  1997-08-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9514313     Medline TA:  Swiss Surg     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Chlrurgische Klinik, Schwerpunktspital Uster.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Choristoma / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Gastric Mucosa*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Humans
Ileal Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Ileum / pathology,  surgery
Intestinal Perforation / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Male
Meckel Diverticulum / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Peptic Ulcer Perforation / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery

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